PP ARNOLD - ‘LONDONS FIRST LADY OF SOUL’
Fresh from her incredible recent performance on Jools Holland, we are thrilled to present an intimate concert with the legendary American singer songwriter PP Arnold, ‘London’s First Lady of Soul’. PP will perform with her band on Saturday 23rd May at St Mary’s church Rye, East Sussex.
P.P Arnold is the rare type of performer who can make powerful soul vocals seem as effortless as the incredible career which she built with them.
She comes to Rye for an evening of stunning soul and jaw-dropping vocals. She’ll be performing her classics as well as new songs from her latest album, ‘The New Adventures of PP Arnold’. In addition, Steve Cradock will be musically-directing the gig for a very special performance.
It’s set to be an unmissable night of music for anyone with a heart for Britain’s rich musical history.
We gratefully acknowledge the support of our concert partners Gaby Hardwicke Solicitors.
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St Mary’s provides a wonderful setting for our Rye headline concerts throughout the year and we are proud to have hosted artists including Jose Feliciano, Courtney Pine, Kandace Springs, Eric Bibb, Nigel Kennedy, KT Tunstall, Mica Paris, Kyle Eastwood and Joan Armatrading. We’re sure you’ll love the venue as much as our artist’s have loved performing here!
Situated in the heart of the citadel, St Mary’s has stood for the best part of 1000 years and is home to the oldest still-functioning pendulum clock in the country . It has some fine stained glass, including a window designed by the pre-Raphaelite Burne-Jones in the north aisle and offers breathtaking views over the surrounding area and coast from its tower.
St Mary’s Church, Church Square
Rye, East Sussex TN31 7HF
Facilities at St Mary’s Church
Please note all performances will have an interval of approximately 20 minutes. The church has no dedicated toilet facilities and we thank our friends at Kino Cinema (one minute walk) for allowing our concert attendees to use their facilities.
We would like to thank the staff & volunteers at St Mary’s Church for their support and assistance at the concerts.
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